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Jimi Hendrix: The Music

Essay by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, September 1970

THE IMPORTANCE of Jimi Hendrix as a musician was sometimes forgotten behind the man's sexuality and the flamboyance of his act and appearance. ...

Jimi Hendrix: Blues (MCA)

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, Guitar World, 1998

Let’s get the paradoxes out of the way right up front: the blues was a musical space to which Jimi Hendrix would always return in ...

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Jimi Hendrix (1970)

Interview by Keith Altham, Rock's Backpages Audio, September 1970

In the last interview Hendrix did, a week before his death, he talks poignantly about his plans for the future, and looks back at his past.

File format: mp3 File size: 28.6mb Interview length: 31 minutes 17 seconds Sound quality: ****

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Jimi Hendrix: Mr. Phenomenon!

Profile and Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, December 1966

NOW hear this — and kindly hear it good! Are you one of the fans who think there's nothing much new happening on the pop ...

Jimi Hendrix Experience: Blaises, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, December 1966

JIMI HENDRIX, a fantastic American guitarist, blew the minds of the star-packed crowd who went to see him at Blaises Club, London on Wednesday. ...

New To The Charts: Wild Jimi Hendrix

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, January 1967

THE MAN for whom the words "Wild One" were invented has hit us! Jimi Hendrix, 22, from Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., courtesy of ex-Animal Chas Chandler ...

Jimi Hendrix at the Pop Think-In

Interview by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, January 1967

FREAK OUT: Well, whatever the word means to you, add a few musical notes to that. Each to his own. I think for a new ...

Jimi Hendrix, The Who: Saville Theatre, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, February 1967

Jimi Hendrix-Who battle at Saville ...

The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Who: Saville Theatre, London

Live Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, February 1967

GLOOMY SAVILLE ...

Jimi Hendrix, Four Tops, Jeff Beck et al: Singles Reviews

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, March 1967

Catchy debut solo from Jeff Beck, and a typical but powerful Four Tops. Better showcase for Jimi Hendrix on his newie, and best yet from ...

Engelbert Humperdinck, The Walker Brothers, Jimi Hendrix, Cat Stevens: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, April 1967

A show which proves pop still has something up its sleeve ...

Walker Brothers/Cat Stevens/Engelbert Humperdinck/The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Finsbury Park Astoria

Live Review by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, April 1967

WE WERE WELL and truly blitzed with "mini-happenings" on the Walker Brothers’ tour opening night, at Finsbury Park Astoria last Friday, when Jimi Hendrix literally ...

Jimi Hendrix: Hendrix IS Out Of This World

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, April 1967

EVEN HIS EX-ANIMAL MANAGER NEEDS A SPLIT PERSONALITY! ...

Who Says Jimi Hendrix Can't Sing? (He Does!)

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, April 1967

JIMI HENDRIX can't sing! "Oo sez so?" outraged Hendrix fans will demand, at this startling statement. But before MM readers who dig the sounds of ...

Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Them, Beach Boys, Kinks et al: Singles Reviews

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, May 1967

A multitude of newies this week including Presley, Dylan, & Beach Boys ...

This Week's Singles: The Kinks, Jimi Hendrix, Beach Boys et al

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, May 1967

SUBTLE KINKS HEADING FOR CHART SUCCESS ...

Question Time with Jimi Hendrix

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, May 1967

THE REAL JIMI HENDRIX is now beginning to emerge from behind that skilfully placed publicity screen of early days when success was too fragile to ...

Jimi Hendrix: Are You Experienced (Track)

Review by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, May 1967

Track-by-Track on Jimi Hendrix debut album ...

Hendrix: An Experience To Remember

Profile and Interview by Chris Welch, Music Maker, June 1967

POP NEVER loses its powers to produce surprises. Just as the community imagined themselves shock proof and immune to any new madness the Brethren of ...

Monterey Pop Festival: Inside Looking Out

Interview by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, July 1967

BEAT: Just wanted to get your comments on what's happening here in Monterey this weekend. ...

The Jimi Hendrix Experience: 'Frantic — Yet Somehow Casual'

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, August 1967

NO EXAGGERATION: The Jimi Hendrix Experience is the most exciting act I have yet seen in pop music. ...

Hendrix Admits Lamp Is A Bit Smoky

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, September 1967

TIME TO TUCK the tiny tots up and put them safely abed with a nice Monkees' record! Why? Because "the electric bogeyman" is back in ...

Mitch Mitchell: 'We're Only Friendly Little Gnomes After All'

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, September 1967

MITCH MITCHELL TALKS ABOUT HIS IMPRESSIONS OF AMERICA ...

Jimi Hendrix Experience, Arthur Brown, The Herd, Eire Apparent: Saville Theatre, London

Live Review by Derek Boltwood, Record Mirror, October 1967

Hendrix and Brown triumph at the Saville Theatre... ...

Jimi Hendrix: Saville Theatre, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, October 1967

THE OTHER (WRESTLING) SIDE OF JIMI HENDRIX ...

The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Axis: Bold As Love (Track)

Review by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, November 1967

UFO COULD BE JIMI! ...

Jimi Hendrix: Axis: Bold as Love (Track)

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, December 1967

A vivid listening experience — that's Axis: Bold as Love — the latest album from Jimi Hendrix ...

Jimi Hendrix: A Shoddy Hendrix Record?

Report by Michael Lydon, Rolling Stone, January 1968

THE NEW Capitol LP, Got that Feeling: Jimi Hendrix Plays, Curtis Knight Sings, is not what it appears: Hendrix's latest release. The cover, with no ...

Jimi Hendrix 1968

Interview by Michael Lydon, New York Times, The, March 1968

"Will he burn it tonight?" asked a neat blonde of her boyfriend, squashed in beside her on the packed floor of the Fillmore auditorium. "He ...

Jimi Hendrix: Jimi Brings Manager's New Club Roof Down!

Report by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, July 1968

JIMI HENDRIX literally brought the roof down on the opening night at his manager's club, Sergeant Peppers in Majorca by the simple expedient of ramming ...

An Electrocuting Jimi Hendrix Experience: Jimi Hendrix/Soft Machine: Auditorium Theatre, Chicago

Live Review by Camille Davis Russo, Skyline, September 1968

I have given over my column this week to my daughter Camille Russo. She 
is almost 17, and has a good ear, has studied the ...

Jimi Hendrix Experience: Electric Ladyland (Track)

Review by uncredited writer, Disc and Music Echo, November 1968

rock at its sublimest level ...

Jimi Hendrix: Electric Ladyland (Polydor)

Review by Geoffrey Cannon, Guardian, The, November 1968

THERE ARE 19 naked ladies on the cover 
of Jimi Hendrix's Electric Ladyland (Polydor 613 008/9). Pictured 
inside, Jimi has a flicker of the lip-licking ...

Jimi Hendrix: Electric Ladyland (Track 613008/613009)

Review by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, November 1968

NEW DOUBLE SET HENDRIX LP! ...

Jimi Hendrix #1

Interview by Jacoba Atlas, Hullabaloo, February 1969

THE JIMI Hendrix Experience just spent six weeks in Los Angeles, ensconced in a rambling home in Benedict Canyon that was once occupied by the ...

Jimi Hendrix #2

Interview by Jacoba Atlas, Circus, March 1969

PART TWO of my rap with Jimi Hendrix was concluded just before the elections in November. It is interesting to compare Hendrix's concepts of America ...

The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, March 1969

The legend comes to life: Chris Welch catches Hendrix in action ...

Newport '69 Pop Festival: Rock Festival Fiasco

Report by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, July 1969

NOW THAT the Newport '69 Pop Festival (called that to borrow a little of the fame from the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals, but actually ...

Jimi Hendrix Uncaged

Interview by Alan Smith, Hit Parader, November 1969

UP THE creaking stairs, past the accommodation agency up the stairs again, then to a hardboard door in the gloom. Knock on the hardboard and ...

Jimi Hendrix: I Don't Want to be a Clown Any More

Interview by Sheila Weller, Rolling Stone, November 1969

LIBERTY, NEW YORK – Records, film, press and gossip are collectively ambitious in creating the image of a rock superstar. With Jimi Hendrix – as ...

Hendrix's All-New Band of Gypsys: Fillmore East, New York NY

Live Review by Loraine Alterman, Rolling Stone, February 1970

It's a new year, and a new thing for Jimi — as we saw at the Fillmore East ...

Jimi Hendrix: Band Of Gypsys (Track)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, June 1970

ANY ALBUM from Jimi is such a rare event, one can only be pleased to see his name back on the new releases' rack. Here ...

Hendrix Today

Interview by Roy Hollingworth, Melody Maker, September 1970

Rock's most influential guitarist on music, drugs, politics, and his plans for a new big band ...

The Isle of Wight Festival: Five Days That Rocked Britain

Report by Chris Welch, Michael Watts, Richard Williams, Mark Plummer, Melody Maker, September 1970

MM's Richard Williams, Chris Welch, Michael Watts and Mark Plummer present a five-page report on an amazing weekend of music and other scenes... ...

Jimi Hendrix: The Final Interview

Interview by Keith Altham, interview transcript, September 1970

On the evening of Friday, September 11th, 1970, Jimi gave what was to be his final interview at his Cumberland hotel suite. The interview was ...

Man, Myth Or Magic? Jimi Hendrix is Back, and Happy, and Talking…

Interview by Norman Jopling, Music Now, September 1970

JIMI HENDRIX is staying at a West End hotel prior to his appearance at the Isle Of Wight Festival and his forthcoming European tour. ...

Jimi Hendrix: The Story

Obituary by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, September 1970

"JIMMY HENDRICKS," was the name scribbled on a notepad, when Chas Chandler rang the MM towards the end of 1966. "You must come and see ...

Jimi Hendrix: A Funeral In His Home Town

Report by John Morthland, Rolling Stone, October 1970

Seattle, Washington – It had been very hot and sunny the last few days in Seattle, most unusual for this time of year. But on ...

Introducing Mr. Buddy Miles

Interview by uncredited writer, Sounds, October 1970

DRUMMER BUDDY MILES has been influential in some of the best sounds coming from America — through his work wrth his own Express, Electric Flag ...

Jimi Hendrix: The Cry Of Love

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, Oz, March 1971

"Well I'm sitting here in this womb/lookin' all around, I'm looking out my belly button window/and I see a whole world frowns, And I wonder ...

Jimi Hendrix: The Cry Of Love

Review by Lenny Kaye, Rolling Stone, April 1971

MAYBE IT’S JUST my imagination, but the Jimi Hendrix section of my local record bin seems to have been growing at an astonishing pace lately. ...

James Taylor: On The Road With Sweet Baby James

Interview by Keith Altham, Record Mirror, May 1971

AMONG THE very few road managers who have put their heads, hearts, hands and feet into their work is Super-Scot Eric Barrett who hit the ...

Mitch Mitchell in the Talk-In

Interview by Dick Meadows, Sounds, December 1971

I FIRST SAW the Jimi Hendrix Experience in a cramped Norfolk cellar club. Then the coloured guy with the frizzed-out hair was a nobody in ...

Isaac Hayes' Black Moses and other albums

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, Oz, 1972

TO CLAIM to have found a representative selection of black music on four records is patently absurd, but as a random cross-section of what’s approximately ...

Jimi Hendrix: Experience – Original Soundtrack/Isle Of Wight/Rainbow Bridge – Original Soundtrack

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, Cream, January 1972

A CONSIDERABLE amount of Hendrix material has surfaced over the last six months. In addition to these three albums, there’s a side each on Woodstock ...

Jimi Hendrix: Hendrix In The West

Review by Dave Marsh, Creem, May 1972

I DON'T KNOW if there, is even anything to add to Jimi's legend. You can build it up or tear it down but it remains ...

Jimi Hendrix: Wild Man Of The Guitar

Retrospective by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, December 1973

AS A ROCK HERO Jimi was one of the best, one of the greatest. Lying on his back playing flaming guitar with his teeth. Fanitastic! ...

Jimi Hendrix: How Rock Society Blew Another Mind

Essay by Michael Gray, Let It Rock, February 1974

WHEN JIMI HENDRIX flew into England for the first time, with Chas Chandler, they went straight from the airport to Zoot Money's house for an ...

Knight Life: Curtis Knight

Report by Michael Gray, Let It Rock, June 1974

JIMI HENDRIX FANS will be familiar with Curtis Knight’s name: he’s the man who found Hendrix down and out in New York in 1965, gave ...

Gil Evans: Jazzing Up Jimi

Interview by Ian Dove, Rolling Stone, July 1974

Evans gave Hendrix's music an orchestral workout. ...

Jimi Hendrix Makes A Crash Landing From The Phantom Zone

Report and Interview by Michael Gross, Circus, May 1975

LATE AT NIGHT, the cluster of rock neophytes bunched around the portals of Steve Paul's famous club, The Scene, would scatter like mice as Jimi ...

Jimi Hendrix

Essay by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, September 1975

On the fifth anniversary of his death (Sept. 18, 1970) a personal view of the Titan Axeman ...

Jimi Hendrix: Crash Landing

Review by Miles, New Musical Express, October 1975

THE SLEEVE of this album, unhelpfully enough, doesn't give the history of these tracks, which are taken from the 500 plus hours of 16-track tape ...

Jimi Hendrix: Midnight Lightning and For Real

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, November 1975

AND THE GHOST walks once more. ...

Noel Redding: More Than Just Jimi Hendrix's Bass Player

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar Player, October 1976

IT IS INEVITABLE when dealing with such a visible force as Jimi Hendrix that persons who were close to him – and even played music ...

Jimi Hendrix

Book Excerpt by David Dalton, Lenny Kaye, Rock 100, 1977

THIS IS NEWARK, THE NIGHT AFTER MARTIN Luther King's assassination. Jimi Hendrix is playing the Symphony Theatre to a crowd of white, modishly dressed hippies. ...

Jim Marshall: The Man, The Amps; Together They Revolutionized Rock and Roll

Profile and Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar Player, February 1977

EASILY THE MOST revolutionary electric guitarist of the past decade was the late Jimi Hendrix. In many ways Jimi was the first electric guitarist in ...

The Final Tribute to Jimi Hendrix

Memoir by Al Aronowitz, Circus, September 1977

I HAD TO talk Miles into going to Jimi's funeral with me. ...

Jimi Hendrix: The Voodoo Lives On

Essay by Dave Marsh, Musician, October 1980

HENDRIX SAW himself as a symbolic figure who contained in his bloodstream elements of all races. The goal of his performances was both racial and ...

Eddie Kramer: The Wizard Of Woof-Woof

Interview by Gene Santoro, Guitar World, September 1985

If Jimi wanted to hear guitar played underwater, Eddie Kramer would turn on the faucet — and get it all down on tape. As told to Gene ...

James Marshall Hendrix: Undisputed Master of the Electric Guitar

Interview by Gene Santoro, Guitar World, September 1985

Every guitarist today — from Coryell to Steve Stevens — has been marked by the stamp of Purple Haze genius. Sixteen axmen explain Hendrix' influence in their ...

Jimi Hendrix: Alan Douglas Builds A Castle Made of Sand

Interview by Gene Santoro, Guitar World, September 1985

The record producer had Jimi's ear just before the end. Now he's re-packaging it for the masses. As Told To Gene Santoro ...

Jimi Hendrix: Radio One (Rykodisc)

Review by David Sinclair, Q, April 1989

AHEAD OF NEXT year's 20th anniversary of his death there are already tell-tale signs of renewed interest in the legacy of Jimi Hendrix, still unquestionably ...

Jimi Hendrix: Immense

Review by David Sinclair, Q, May 1989

Are You ExperiencedAxis: Bold As LoveSmash HitsElectric LadylandBand Of GypsiesThe Cry Of LoveIsle Of WightHendrix In The WestWar HeroesLoose EndsCrash LandingMidnight LightningThe Singles AlbumKiss The ...

Jimi Hendrix: The Jimi Hendrix Concerts

Review by Mark Cooper, Q, December 1989

THE RECENT spate of activity that has surrounded Jimi Hendrix – The South Bank Show, Charles Shaar Murray's musical biography Crosstown Traffic and now the ...

Jimi Hendrix: Far Out

Book Review by Richard Williams, Q, December 1989

Charles Shaar Murray: Crosstown Traffic: Jimi Hendrix And Post-War Pop (Faber) ...

Jimi Hendrix: Bitter Experience

Book Review by Mat Snow, Q, October 1990

It was 20 years ago today...that Jimi Hendrix's brief but brilliant career came to an end. To mark the occasion, his former colleagues have published ...

Jimi Hendrix: Cornerstones

Review by Mat Snow, Q, November 1990

THERE ARE FEW people who will deny that the first time they lowered the needle on side one, track one of album one, Are You ...

Jimi Hendrix Remembered

Retrospective and Interview by David Sinclair, Q, June 1992

IF EVER A story has grown in the telling it is that of Jimi Hendrix. From a no-name sideman on the American chitlin circuit to ...

Jimi Hendrix: Calling Long Distance and The Ultimate Experience

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, December 1992

THERE ARE RECKONED to have been only six Hendrix albums authorised by the artist himself, but he has been so ruthlessly repackaged, reassembled, re-issued and ...

The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Are You Experienced?/ Axis: Bold As Love/ Electric Ladyland

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1993

THESE DIGITAL remasters are diamonds in the tottering junkpile of Hendrix re-releases and cutting-room floor detritus. Augmented by both sides of the first three singles ...

Jimi Hendrix Burns His Guitar For The First Time

Essay by Keith Altham, Q, July 1994

Date: March 31, 1967 Location: Astoria Theatre, LondonTHE BRIGHT LITTLE pyromaniac who told Jimi Hendrix to set fire to his guitar? Yup, that’s me. Thirty-three ...

Jimi Hendrix And Cream

Report and Interview by Johnny Black, MOJO, October 1996

Eric Clapton, arms hanging limp at his side, stared in disbelief at the outlandishly garbed guitarslinger who had just joined the Cream for an impromptu ...

Jim Hendrix: Reissues

Review by David Stubbs, Uncut, June 1997

Higher than the sun ...

Jimi Hendrix: First Rays Of The New Rising Sun/Are You Experienced?/Electric Ladyland

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, June 1997

HAVE WE BEEN HERE BEFORE? WE CERTAINLY HAVE. In 1993, the dilapidated Hendrix CD catalogue was overhauled by Alan Douglas, then artistic director of the ...

Jimi Hendrix: South Saturn Delta

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, December 1997

IN WHICH the new management of Planet Hendrix takes its first steps into the marginal, semi-canonical hinterlands of the Great Man's recorded legacy and returns ...

Monterey International Pop Festival

Review by Max Bell, Uncut, March 1998

Four-CD box set of the 1967 Summer Of Love festival ...

Jimi Hendrix: Through Gypsy Eyes by Kathy Etchingham and Andrew Crofts (Orion)

Book Review by Carol Clerk, Uncut, October 1998

JIMI HENDRIX flew into London for the first time in 1966, with a guitar and a bag containing a change of clothes, a jar of ...

Jimi Hendrix Albums: A Guide

Guide by Charles Shaar Murray, Guitar World, 1999

ARE YOU EXPERIENCED? (MCA) HENDRIX AS superstar-in-waiting, UK-style. Rough, raw, crunchy, funky and designed for maximum impact, this ...

Street Fighting: Jimi Hendrix

Essay by Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, November 1999

Your starter for ten: what do Jimi Hendrix and George Orwell have in common? ...

The Experience Music Project Opens in Seattle (Part 1)

Report by Charles Bermant, Rolling Stone Online, June 2000

IT WASN'T YOUR typical ribbon cutting. Gazillionaire Paul Allen smashed a Stratocaster made of unflavored green rock candy, designed especially for the occasion by glass ...

Jimi Hendrix: Black Secret Technology

Retrospective by Simon Reynolds, Uncut, July 2000

Hendrix wasn't just the original firestarter, all flash and dazzle. He was a scientist of sound. ...

Jimi Hendrix: New Rising Son

Interview by David Stubbs, Uncut, July 2000

Where Jimi Hendrix came from and where he would have gone next, had he survived, Hendrix expert Charles Shaar Murray talks to David Stubbs ...

Jimi Hendrix: Public Image Unlimited

Essay by David Stubbs, Uncut, July 2000

Hendrix the black radical. Hendrix the glam dandy. Hendrix the icon. Hendrix the man. ...

Noel Redding Boxes His Own Experience

Interview by Charles Bermant, Rolling Stone Online, July 2000

ASK NOEL REDDING what will be on the "new box set," and he won't offer any insight about the upcoming release that features dozens of ...

Jimi Hendrix: Experience Music Project Opens in Seattle (Part 2)

Report by Charles Bermant, Rolling Stone Online, July 2000

SHORTLY BEFORE BO Diddley began his set at the Experience Music Project celebration, Jimi Hendrix Experience bassist Noel Redding approached him with greetings from a ...

Jimi Hendrix: The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Review by Ian MacDonald, Uncut, October 2000

LOUD, FLASHY, purple, wild, a danger to the nation's daughters. Face it, if personalities like JM Hendrix didn't exist, life would be rather boring. (And ...

Eight Little-Known Facts About Jimi Hendrix

Comment by Gary Pig Gold, inmusicwetrust.com, November 2000

THE LINES, MUSICAL and otherwise, between Fact and (Science) Fiction tend to blur quite a lot whenever one dares speak of (a) Our Heroes, and/or ...

The Jim Marshall Interview

Interview by Joe Matera, Mixdown, 2001

In a rare and candid interview, the man behind the legendary amplifier talks to Joe Matera about the Marshall legacy. ...

Jimi Hendrix: Why Are You Experienced is Rock's Greatest Debut Album

Retrospective by David Stubbs, Uncut, May 2002

'WE'LL WATCH THE SUN RISE FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA...' ...

Jimi Hendrix: Family Feud Continues

Report by Charles Bermant, Rolling Stone Online, October 2002

THE RIGHTS TO Jimi Hendrix's music were returned to his family seven years ago, prompting fans to believe that the plundering of his recorded legacy ...

Paul Williams On Jimi Hendrix

Interview by Mike Mettler, UniVibes, April 2003

WHO'S YOUR Daddy? Think Rolling Stone magazine invented rock criticism? Think again. ...

He Don't Live Today (Sorry): My Noel Redding Experience

Memoir by Gary Pig Gold, Rock's Backpages, May 2003

LET ME TELL YOU: The very first "real" concert I was ever allowed to attend as a wee Canadian tyke just so happened to be ...

Noel Redding 1945-2003

Obituary by Phast Phreddie Patterson, Rock's Backpages, May 2003

NOEL REDDING (57) was found dead at his home in Clonakity, Ireland on May 11. No cause of death has been reported. He ...

The Angels Did Sing: Noel Redding 1945-2003

Memoir by Keith Altham, Rock's Backpages, May 2003

MY FIRST TRIP to the U.S. for the New Musical Express was with The Jimi Hendrix Experience for the Monterey Festival. So the sad death ...

Seven Fender Stratocaster Models That Pay Tribute to Jimi Hendrix

Special Feature by Tom Watson, Modern Guitars, November 2004

OVER THE 34 years since his untimely death in 1970 at the age of 27, the music of Jimi Hendrix has inspired legions of budding ...

The Top 10 Psychedelic Moments in Rock

Comment by Lenny Kaye, Harp, May 2005

Mind expansion. The walls are breathing. Herewith, a personal list of a trip into the whirlpool of creation. ...

Jimi Hendrix

Retrospective by Mat Snow, MOJO, October 2006

ON THE Friday night of September 23, 1966, former Animals bassist-turned-would-be-starmaker Chas Chandler, Animals road manager Terry McVay, and Jimmy (as he was then) Hendrix ...

The Jimi Hendrix Experience Live At Monterey DVD, CD

Report and Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Rock's Backpages, October 2007

The Jimi Hendrix Experience Live At Monterey for the first time ever on October 16th was released by Experience Hendrix/Geffen/Ume on DVD. The legendary U.S. ...

Jimi Hendrix: Remade in Britain

Retrospective and Interview by Dave Thompson, MOJO, Summer 2007

DATELINE: LONDON, January 29, 1967. It was, if such archaic terminology could still be employed, the ultimate Battle of the Bands, trans-Atlantic style. ...

Mitch Mitchell Remembered

Obituary by David Stubbs, Guardian Unlimited, November 2008

THE DEATH of drummer Mitch Mitchell, aged 61, marks an unwanted milestone in rock mortality. ...

The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Electric Ladyland 40th Anniversary Collectors Edition

Film/DVD/TV Review by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, March 2009

CHAS CHANDLER, whose avuncular Geordie tones weave in and out of this absorbing "Making Of" doc, recalled the sessions for Electric Ladyland as "a long-drawn-out ...

Woodstock: Back To The Garden

Retrospective and Interview by Kris Needs, Record Collector, September 2009

40 years on, Woodstock's epochal celebration of music, peace and unleashed hedonism is being marked with an unprecedented deluge of audio and visual releases. KRIS ...

Eddie Kramer on Jimi Hendrix's Valleys of Neptune

Interview by Ben Fong-Torres, eMusic.com, February 2010

EDDIE KRAMER'S credit on Valleys of Neptune is co-producer, along with Janie Hendrix (Jimi's sister) and John McDermott of Experience Hendrix, the company owned by ...

Jimi Hendrix: Valley of Neptune Album Released In March; Experience Hendrix Tour 2010 Embarks in Spring

Report and Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Rock's Backpages, February 2010

JANIE HENDRIX, the CEO of Experience Hendrix LLC, and Sony Music Entertainment's Legacy Recordings will launch their monumental 2010 Jimi Hendrix Catalog Project on Tuesday, ...

'I Was So Cocksure With Jimi': How Rock Photography Pioneer Gered Mankowitz Captured Hendrix And The Cream Of The 1960s

Profile and Interview by Nick Coleman, Independent on Sunday, August 2010

Gered Mankowitz wasn't yet 21 when his pictures captured London's groovers at their hippest. As the portraitist prepares to put his Hendrix archive on show, ...

Jimi Hendrix: Brother From Another Planet

Retrospective by Kris Needs, Record Collector, October 2010

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1970: It's all over the evening news that Jimi Hendrix has died at the age of 27. "JIMI HENDRIX DEATH RIDDLE" bellow ...

Jimi Hendrix: Surrounded By Vultures

Retrospective by Johnny Black, Classic Rock, October 2011

SEPTEMBER 10, 1969, had been a bad night for Jimi Hendrix and it was about get considerably worse. ...

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